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United States v. White
Citation:972 F.2d 590 (5th Cir. 1992)
The defendants sought to invoke Rule 404(b), Rule 405(b), and Rule 406 to introduce evidence that the prosecution’s star witness had previously offered to fabricate testimony against an individual in exchange for government leniency in charges pending against him. The district court, relying on Rule 608(b), ruled that the defendants could elicit the evidence of the witness’s credibility only on cross-examination.
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